Guiding Thought Question: Look up a US Politician on Opensecrets.org and list their name, political affiliation, and what state they come from. List their top three contributors as listed on Open Secret. How might these contributors affect the politicians views on issues related to their contributors?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain the contributions of NGOs, Interest Groups, and Lobbyists to the political process here in the United States. (1.2.a, 1.2.c)
Central Question: How are groups able to work with and influence the government?
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